Joy Das, Senior Research Analyst at Decision Innovation Solutions (DIS), conducts research and analyzes data to estimate economic impacts and develop forecasts. He prepares reports and formulates plans to address economic problems related to the impacts of international trade on the production and distribution of goods and services. Read more about Joy here.
The U.S. is the largest producer of poultry meat and one of the largest producers of eggs in the world. The level of domestic consumption of poultry meat (turkey, broilers, and other chicken) is very high. Although the total poultry meat consumption is less than the total red meat consumption in the U.S., it is considerably higher than either pork or beef consumption individually.
Recently, a question that drew the attention of many farmers across the U.S. was regarding Maximum Residual Limits (MRLs) and its abidance of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP). An MRL is the maximum amount of pesticide left as a residue in commodity or food items.
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